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at least 150 people were killed in violence on sunday. the city of san francisco celebrated the giants' latest world series championship today. fans poured into the streets last night after their team swept the detroit tigers. the giants won 4-3 in ten innings to take their second title in three years. no national league team had swept a world series since the 1990 cincinnati reds. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: it's become a ritual of modern presidential elections to look for an "october surprise," a late- breaking development that requires both sides to recalibrate. this year, it's come in the form of a massive storm. . >> crowley: scrambled campaign plans whether they were in the area affected by the hurricane or not. republican challenger mitt romney went ahead and held a rally in avon lake, ohio, this morning but said everyone's thoughts should be with thosen the storm's path. >> u.s. with full hearts and clear eyes can see what's happening across the country right now. and on the eastern coast of our nation, a lot of people are enduring
the next mark zuckerberg. i'm in coffeeshops in san francisco meeting with entrepreneurs, i probably go to 10 to 15 different start-ups durina week. i want to find big disruptive ideas. >> rose: but with ideas before they've done anything to move forward on the ideas. >> absolutely. sometimes it is an entrepreneur that has an idea that hasn't even started coding it yet but they have done something previously that was interesting. so i know they have the means to go about building something. and they just want to, you know, brainstorm with me and white board some of these ideas out. >> farther of-- part of what we are looking for is we're investing in teams and people, more than products at the early stages. so you are looking for larry and sergei as they were starting out. because they're what made google different from lycos and the other search engines. so we're looking for people that fit that mold. >> rose: and how do you find them? and what are they like? >> two questions so, how do we find them. this is a social business. so it has to do with networks and working with people and i
of same-sex marriage, catholic bishop salvatore cordileone, has been elevated to archbishop of san francisco. cordileone was formally installed in a ceremony on thursday. in the past, the archbishop said catholics who support same-sex marriage should not receive communion. the epcopal bishop of california said he will work with cordileone on some issues, but he also said he'd welcome into the episcopal church catholics who "may find themselves less at home" under the new archbishop. >>> we have a lucky severson story now on the growing role of money in the election of judges. in iowa, the governor appoints a supreme court justice and then, later, the people vote on whether to retain that justice. in 2010, a group of christian conservatives organized a million-dollar ad campaign targeting three supreme court justices who had voted to allow same-sex marriage. the lobbyists won, raising the question, in iowa and elsewhere. if justices have to depend on campaign donations, can they remain fair and impartial in court? >> reporter: this was the family leadership summit in august on the o
is the washington post your own hometown newspaper after san francisco, on debt, that is one and the other is, ceo's call for deficit action and so the question is, what is going to happen? let's assume president obama is reelected to the fiscal cliff. give us what you think is possible. >> okay. as you know, just to put it in context,e arat a place where in -- in order to raise the debt ceiling the republican agreed to -- well, everybody agreed to but the republicans all voted for, including the leadership a plan where we would have a super committee which would reduce the deficit by x amount of dollars and if not, we would go to a place where there would be a firewall between five and a half billion -- $500 billion, defense, domestic, just to put it in -- >> rose: rit. >> nthe best way to go about it, we should have been able to do it in the super committee but in order to do that, you have to have revenue. now, all of these people, the ceos -- >> rose: all say you need revenue -- >> all missing in action. no they are wonderful on that score but all missing in action when this step was being am
and medicaid doctors have been able to get as much as $64,000 to switch to electronic medical records. one san francisco company has seen its business grow thanks to the change in how doctors keep track of their patients. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: uptown, downtown and everywhere in between, nurse practitioner denis tarrant is always on the go. he's the founder of manhattan house calls. seeing patients in their homes is his business. >> let's see how your blood pressure is doing today. >> reporter: tarrant uses technology from practice fusion. the transition from paper files to electronic records hasn't just lightened his briefcase. >> it has helped me to organize my data more succinctly. it allows to give me more patient time instead of flipping through paper time and at the end of the day the patient really benefits from having the e.m.r. >> reporter: across the country adoption of electronic medical records by doctors and hospitals has surged over the past three years. the 2009 economic recovery act pays up to $64,000, for doctors who adopt and use new technology to maintain patien
joins us from san francisco. gary, are these kind of self-employment gains sustainable, do you think? >> we do think, tom. we're seeing a pretty significant growth. nce200 ave se the hours worked on our platform, about 26 million hours. it is like off-line work, but they're being done online. we think they're sustainable. >> tom: from an employee's perspective, i guess i should say a free lance pe perspective? >> they're telling us they're getting access to jobs they can't find in their local geography. first and foremost, it is finding the work and the freedom and the flexibility work onhe jobsof teir choosing at the time they want, and, of course, at the rates of their choosing as well. really it is about freedom and boundless opportunities for these workers to get jobs they won't normally have access to. >> the downside, no possibility of medical benefits, no retirement, 401k, no paid vacation side. that's a real downside, though. >> well, you know, we surveyed these workers and they came back and told us -- 87% of them said they prefer working this way. despite the fact they may
scanners which you feed the paper ballot into the scan they are is how we do it in san francisco, the scanner tabulates, it looks at the paper ballot and tan hates the results andremendous end zero at the end it gives you the counts, afterwards you can check on the computer and the scanner because you have the original paper ballots that the voter filled out so the voter knows they accurately reflect the voters' will. >> rose: what is the worst thing that has happened with voter machines? >> that is difficult, we may not know, we may not know. >> rose: okay. but is there any 11 in lawyer being the most famous case of voting machines irregularities? >> well, i would actually push back a little on that, because the machines in florida. >> rose: the problem -- >> of course it was a problem in 2000 bus that was paper, hanging chads, that's right, it was, but the vote in florida was all paper. well at that point they had machines tabulating the paper but the computers came in florida in 2002 where they had problems again because the machines took a lot of time to start up and people
also held fund-raisers in los angeles and san francisco. his campaign and the democratic national committee raised $181 million in september the most for any month this year. but money aside, it appears romney's performance in last week's highly watched debate has improved his standing in the race. a new gallup tracking poll found the candidates in a dead heat, each receiving 47% among registered voters. the president had held a five-point advantage before the debate. and the pew research center showed romney coming from eight points down to four points ahead among likely voters. there were also signs that he's regained ground in several battle ground states. all of which raises the stakes for this thursday'sen counter between vice president joe biden and vice president shall candidate paul ryan. a debate that will cover both domestic and foreign policy. for more on all this for more on all of this and the differences between the presidential candidates when it comes to foreign policy, we get two views. michele flournoy is the co-chair of the obama campaign's national security adv
performance last week. he admitted as much at a fund-raiser last night in san francisco. >> after the debate, i had a bunch of folks come to me. don't be so polite. don't be so nice. ( cheers and applause ) but i want everybody to understand something. what was being presented wasn't leadership. that's salesmanship. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> ifill: the obama campaign thought to exploit the sesame street reference today with a new television ad >> mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's sesame street. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs >> mitt romney taking on our enemies no matter where they nest >> ifill: sesame street workshop asked the obama campaign to pull the ad down. as paul ryan and joe biden prepare to meet in their debate later this week, the presidential candidates will continue to narrow their focus with a romney swing through ohio and a presidential visit to florida. >> woodruff: tonight's edition of front line on pbs searches past the campaign trail f
. so this is morning in heathrow, middle of the night in san francisco, and he's yelling at someone there, because he hasn't organized his car and he had to wait for five minutes. and then he tells me this story about how entitlement can make you not an ideal person. that kind of says it all, right? >> the political behavior is another thing and there's no doubt in eier of your minds, is there, that they tilt the rules in their favor through their influence and power over the politicians? >> no. absolutely. >> i mean our own government relaxed the regulations, upended the rules, leveled the laws, to make way for them. >> they have the power and influence over the government to -- and they've been continually deregulating the atmosphere to legalize whatever it is that they want to do. whether it's mergers of insurance companies, investment banks and commercial banks. derivatives, the commodities futures modernization act of 2000. they lobbied to create a completely deregulated atmosphere with that and we saw what happened in 2008 with the collapse of apps like aig. they've been incre
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